Columbus State

Columbus State Community College is a public, state-assisted college granting associate’s degrees in over 100 plus majors that prepare students to enter the workforce, seek professional licensure, or complete their bachelor’s degree at a university. Columbus State has two campus and several regional learning centers serving Columbus and its surrounding metropolitan area, including Franklin, Delaware, Union, Madison, and Pickaway Counties. Learn more about Columbus State

Student population size
Large (∼45k)

Transfer population

Campus setting

550 E Spring St., Columbus, OH 43215

Application deadlines

  • Fall semester: Rolling
  • Spring semester: Rolling

Confirmation deadlines

  • Fall semester: None
  • Spring semester: None

Application fee

Learn more about admission to Columbus State


  • In-state tuition: $4,888 per academic year + fees
  • Out-of-state tuition: $9,997 per academic year + fees

Learn more about tuition and fees at Columbus State

Housing is not offered at Columbus State

Transfer student scholarships
Transfer student scholarships are not offered for incoming transfer students at Columbus State

Tuition and housing costs listed here are based on data published by the National Center for Educational Statistics – actual costs may differ. Always check with the institution for the most accurate information.

General Education requirements
All Columbus State degrees require general education. Learn more about General Education requirements at Columbus State

Friendly degree-completion programs (fastest way to degree)

Programs with additional admission requirements
Culinary Apprenticeship, Nutrition and Dietetics, Early Childhood Development and Education, Fire Science Professional, Interpreter Education Program, Social Work and Human Services, Ford ASSET Program, Dental Hygiene, Health Information Management Technology, Massage Therapy/Entrepreneurship, Medical Assisting, Medical Imaging/Radiography, Medical Laboratory Technology, Nursing, Respiratory Care, Sterile Processing Technology, Surgical Technology, Veterinary Technology

Programs with limited admission
Culinary Apprenticeship, Dental Hygiene, Medical Imaging/Radiography, Medical Laboratory Technology, Respiratory Care, Nursing, Sterile Processing Technology, Surgical Technology, Veterinary Technology

Programs accommodating non-traditional schedules (evenings, weekends, etc.)
Online degree programs: Associate of Arts, Business Management, Finance, Marketing, Digital Design and Graphics, Digital Photography, Geographic Information Systems, Interactive Media, Criminal Justice, Probation and Supervision, Supply Chain Management

Credit accepted

  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Career-Technical Assurance Guide (CTAG)
  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
  • Military Transfer Assurance Guides (MTAGs)
  • Credit earned at the college level at other regionally accredited institutions

Learn more about transfer credit at Columbus State

No transfer-specific resources listed


Identity centers
None listed

Clubs & organizations
25+. Learn more about clubs & organizations at Columbus State

Students transferring in

  • Office of Admission
  • (614) 287-2669

Students transferring out